Accident Percival Provost T1 XF905, Tuesday 5 January 1960
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Date:Tuesday 5 January 1960
Type:Percival Provost T1
Owner/operator:6 FTS RAF
Registration: XF905
MSN: PAC/56/413
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF High Ercall, 7 miles NE of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:RAF High Ercall, Shropshire
Destination airport:RAF Ternhill, Shropshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The foreign student of WV537 taxied onto the active runway at High Ercall, Shropshire, without realising it and without obtaining prior permission. The aircraft was struck on the port wing by XF905 which had just landed. Another Provost managed to overshoot and avoid the collision

XF905 was only slightly damaged (Cat.3(Repairable)). However, it was not repaired, and later deemed to be a write off (damaged beyond economic repair). s a result, was struck off charge when sold as scrap 12/03/1962 at No.27 MU Shawbury



Revision history:

22-Apr-2012 13:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Dec-2013 03:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2018 19:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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